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Engineers, Visual Artists and Medical Device Researchers Mix in New UC San Diego Building

September 6, 2012

Making buildings and bridges safer during earthquakes. Printed 3-D blood vessels and capillaries for regenerative medicine. Safer cardiac pumps for children born with heart defects. Giant art collections sorted with a click. Better composite materials for aircraft. In the new Structural and Materials Engineering building at the University of California,…

Nobel Laureate Helps Celebrate Launch of Institute for Materials Discovery and Design

October 8, 2020

…harvested and repurposed as nanoparticles that fire up the immune system in mammals to attack tumors and metastases. She is also investigating how to add electronic viruses to plant tissue to create plant cyborgs that can be used for sensing molecules. “Plant viruses are scalable,” she said. “When you need…

Stretchable, Flexible, Wearable Solar Cells Take Top Prize at Research Expo 2016

April 22, 2016

Solar cells that are stretchable, flexible and wearable won the day and the best poster award from a pool of 215 at Research Expo 2016 April 14 at the University of California San Diego. The winning nanoengineering researchers aim to manufacture small, flexible devices that can power watches, LEDs and…

Innovative Researchers Share Ground-breaking Research with Packed House at Founders’ Symposium

November 20, 2012

…on now using gold nanoparticles to melt fat for cosmetic procedures and to tighten skin—and Almutairi says it’s working. An enthusiastic tweet followed her talk: Seth Lerer Dean, Division of Arts & Humanities Explaining he is bilingual—“I speak both English and Ph.D.” —Dean Seth Lerer discussed the transition of print…

Three Entrepreneurial UC San Diego Faculty Members To Join National Academy of Inventors

December 8, 2022

UC San Diego’s ranks now include 18 fellows of the National Academy of Inventors. Three professors have been named 2022 NAI fellows, the highest professional distinction awarded to academic inventors.

Four from UC San Diego Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

April 24, 2020

Three faculty members and one vice chancellor are among the Academy’s 2020 class of 276 members, recognized for their outstanding accomplishments, expertise and insights toward the common good.

Q&A: When Will a COVID-19 Vaccine Be Ready?

October 15, 2020

…technology. When the lipid nanoparticle containing mRNA is injected into muscle, the mRNA is translated into the full-length spike protein (the protein thought to confer protection against SAR-CoV-2) and stimulates the human immune system to produce antibodies and cellular immunity against the virus. Little: I’m the principal investigator for both…

Transparent Brain Implant Can Read Deep Neural Activity From the Surface

January 11, 2024

A multidisciplinary team of researchers at UC San Diego developed a thin, transparent, flexible neural implant that can capture high-resolution information about activity deep inside the brain without damaging its delicate tissue.

Class of 2015 Outstanding Grads Share Their Stories

June 18, 2015

…detoxification by using engineered nanoparticles. “My goal is to see my work translated into an impactful application that can help patients who suffer from an ‘incurable’ disease be cured by traditional medicine,” Thamphiwatana said. Her work on nanomaterials and nanomedicine research has led to 14 peer-reviewed publications and a patent…

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